For years and years, the novelty album, Pac-Man Fever, released in 1982, was out of print, meaning the original LP complete and in near mint condition became a highly sought after collectible, sometimes selling for as much as $100. Luckily for those of us who just wanted to listen Buckner and Garcia's record, it was put on CD in 2010. Prices on the album plummeted, much to the dismay of people who paid top dollar for the recording, but at least everyone could buy it on CD for just a buck or so per song. And now, thanks to YouTube, you can listen for free:
In 2014, the title track was re-recorded for the great video game documentary, King of the Arcades. Check out the music video here:
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Sadly, in 2011, Gary Garcia, one half of the Buckner & Garcia duo, passed away. He was 63. Here's his obituary, reprinted from Kotaku: